Canada #18ii 12.5c Deep Green Queen Victoria 1859-1867 First Cents Issue, a VG Used Example on Thin, Soft Wove Paper, Perf. 12
A fine centered and VG used example of the 12.5c deep green Queen Victoria Chalon head stamp from the 1859-1867 First Cents Issue. Perf. 12, on thin soft vertical wove paper with fine vertical. This is comes from one of the later printings made after 1864.
Unitrade values a VG used example on the normal medium paper at $30. The stamp offered here grades 63 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Note: on this issue Unitrade uses relative grading, due to the poor centering on the issue in general. So what I would grade as VG will be F in Unitrade. What I would grade as F will be VF and what I would grade as VF would be superlative, and well over the Unitrade value for VF. So to avoid confusion I have altered my grading to correspond to Unitrade's grading scale on this issue only.